- January 15, 2004
It can be hard enough for students to come back to classes and homework and cold weather after a six-week winter break. But for more than 100 students who spent fall term studying off campus, readjusting to life at Carleton is even more difficult.
- November 25, 2003
Fall Term has now officially closed, and many students are in the process of leaving campus for winter break. Many will use the first part of break to catch their breath and recover—the last week of classes and finals, known as "tenth week," can be trying. But activities like the late night breakfast and traditions like Primal Scream help students get through it.
- November 7, 2003What the average theater-goer doesn’t see—the troupe of dedicated student assistants who did the costuming, make-up and stage cues—is what really made this fall's Carleton Players production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" a success.
- November 3, 2003Baird Jarman, instructor in art history, has built a camera obscura to help students learn the fundamental principles of photography.
- October 31, 2003KRLX, Carleton's student-run radio station, broadcasts 24 hours a day. How do they find students to host shows in the middle of the night? It turns out that it's not too hard.
- October 24, 2003When the Digital Arts Festival was announced at the beginning of fall term, students learned that DJ Spooky, the turntablist and digital artist himself, would be visiting Carleton for a one-time musical experience.
- October 21, 2003Rabbi Joan Friedman recently joined Carleton’s chaplain’s office staff as the associate chaplain for Jewish and interfaith life and coordinator of the Program in Ethical Reflection at Carleton (PERC). She talked recently with student writer Kelen Tuttle ’04 about how she was drawn to her field, her love of college communities, and working with students of all faiths and backgrounds.
- October 16, 2003Saturday nights at the Cave are generally quiet, since bands from the Twin Cities finish playing Carleton’s premier music pub on Fridays. This was not the case last Saturday when the Cave opened its doors for the National Coming Out Day Dance, commemorating another successful National Coming Out Week at Carleton.
- October 9, 2003Competing under the banners of team names like Myers Fire, Snide Remark and Snuffulupadisc, intramural (IM) Frisbee teams convene around the Hill of Three Oaks every weekday for Ultimate games that can last until the sun goes down.
- October 2, 2003Minnesota Representatives Ray Cox and House Higher Education Finance Committee Chairman Doug Stang visited Carleton on Wednesday, Oct. 8 to discuss the importance of the Minnesota State Grant Program.
- October 1, 2003A new media course, taught by visiting experts, gives students hands-on experience with art in the digital realm.
- September 24, 2003Just as New Student Week ends, auditions for the various performing groups on campus begin. Many first years, in fine Carleton fashion, audition for several of the groups to satisfy their many interests.